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If you are interested in children's books there are many sources. Here are just a few:

Further reading

Try the titles listed in our Shopping page and the selected bibliographies available through the individual artist pages in the Highlights.


British Library resources - For details of the British Library's British and Irish children's book collections

Other web resources

Supporters of the exhibition: Site for the British Council, the United Kingdom's international organisation for educational and cultural relations, organiser of the Magic Pencil exhibition and co-publisher of the Magic Pencil book Running a complementary colouring competition instore at Oxford St during November 2002 Supporter of the Magic Pencil education programme Supporter of the Magic Pencil education programme Book Trust - The Organisation for Creative Reading All Through Your Life a site managed by The Book Trust to help teachers, librarians, parents and young people choose books Pearson is an international media company with market-leading businesses in education, business information and consumer publishing

Artists' Publishers The Penguin group has a range of imprints including Hamish Hamilton, Viking and Puffin -all publishers of Raymond Briggs
Dorling Kindersley site, publisher of Stephen Biesty Random House Children's Books is a division of the Random House Group Ltd. Random House Children's Books is owned by Bertelsmann. Its hardback imprints include

  • The Bodley Head- publisher of Emma Chichester Clark
  • Jonathan Cape - publisher of John Burningham, Quentin Blake, Emma Chichester Clark, Sara Fanelli, Posy Simmonds and Charlotte Voake
  • Hutchinson- publisher of Quentin Blake
It also has two paperback imprints including Red Fox- publisher of Quentin Blake, John Burningham, Michael Foreman, Tony Ross, Posy Simmonds and Angela Barrett.
It has a strong association with Andersen Press - publisher of Emma Chichester Clark and Tony Ross Walker Books publishes Sara Fanelli, Angela Barrett and Patrick Benson Frances Lincoln - publisher of Lauren Child The Watts Publishing Group's imprint, Orchard Books is publisher for Angela Barrett, Lauren Child and Michael Foreman
HarperCollins is publisher for Tony Ross will host an exhibition of Arthur Rackham 18 December 2002 - Spring 2003 is a specialist gallery and sales agent for contemporary book illustration artwork from around the world

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